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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A single high and a single low tide daily.
  1. Diurnal tides
  2. Neap tides
  3. Spring tides
  4. Tidal range
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A geyser is
  1. a hot spring that shoots columns of cold water and steam into the air every so often
  2. a hot spring that shoots columns of hot water and steam into the air every so often
  3. a hot spring that shoots columns of hot water and steam into the air all the time
  4. a hot spring that shoots columns of hot water and steam into the inside of the earth every so often
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
An aquifer is
  1. A permeable layer of rock and sediment that can store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells.
  2. A permeable layer of rock and sediment that can not store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells
  3. A permeable layer of sand and sediment that can store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells
  4. A non-permeable layer of rock and sediment that can store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Not the top of the wave but the bottom.
  1. gyre
  2. fetch
  3. crest
  4. trough
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A lake that stores water for human use.
  1. reservoir
  2. tributary
  3. river basin
  4. aquifer
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
steep transition to the ocean floor
  1. continental slope
  2. ocean ridge
  3. seamount
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
gentle sloping, shallow portion
  1. abyssal plain
  2. seamount
  3. continental shelf
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
The movement of water within the surf zone that parallels that shore is called
  1. tidal current.
  2. density current.
  3. longshore current.
  4. surface current.
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Flat feature
  1. continental margin
  2. abyssal plain
  3. deep sea trench
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
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